Book Title: Legacy:
Deadly Curiosities 5
Author: Gail Z.
Publisher: SOL Publishing and
Narrator: Courtney Patterson
Release Date: May 10,
Genre: Urban fantasy with MM romantic elements
Tropes: Pirates, sea captain, soul bond, friends-to-lovers, magic, witches,
Voodoo, visions, psychics, ghosts, monsters, bisexual romance, ghostly lovers, sex magic,
Themes: Found family, soulmates, loyal friends, eternal love, second
chance at love
Heat Rating: 1
Length: 7 hours and 48
It can be read as a standalone
but is also part of a series. It does not end on a
Note: Legacy isn’t a
romance—it’s adventure/suspense with strong romantic elements. The two main
romances in the book are between Gideon (sea captain) and Ramon (privateer) right after
the American Revolution, and between Teag and Anthony in current time, and while the
romances play an important part in the plot, the focus is on the action/mystery/supernatural
elements. (Gideon and Ramon work forbidden magic to bind their souls together forever to
protect the coast from a malicious demigod, and because they never want to risk being
separated in the afterlife.) There are two secondary romances, an MM one between Dante
and Coltt (privateers in the Revolutionary era) and between Cassidy and Kell (MF but nothing
beyond a few kisses and cuddles). There is no explicit/on-page sex. Both Dante and Gideon
are bisexual, and those pairings are important to the plot.
massive crossovers between Legacy (and
the whole Deadly Curiosities series) and my Morgan Brice series, especially Badlands,
Treasure Trail, Witchbane and Fox Hollow.
The clock is ticking for
Cassidy and her friends to stop the dark warlock, capture the goblin, and restore the
guardian spell before a malevolent ancient entity takes its vengeance on Charleston and the
Omens of impending disaster have the city of Charleston on
edge. Tremors warn of earthquake risk, while a potentially catastrophic storm gathers
strength over the ocean and heads for land.
A last-man-standing promise among elderly veterans
creates a dangerous inheritance involving an imprisoned, wish-granting goblin. A sea captain
and a swashbuckler worked blood magic to protect Charleston from an ancient evil with a
spell that bound their souls and their descendants to the task, but danger looms as its power
fades. The head of a witch family wants artifacts and secrets—and he’ll do anything to get
Cassidy Kincaide runs Trifles and Folly, an antique and curio
store where her touch magic helps get cursed and haunted objects out of the wrong hands.
More than once, she and her allies have saved the world from supernatural threats.
The clock is ticking for Cassidy and her friends to stop the
dark warlock, capture the goblin, and restore the guardian spell before a malevolent ancient
entity takes its vengeance on Charleston and the coast. It’s going to take all the magic,
courage, and quick thinking they can muster—and for once, that might not be
About the Author
Gail Z. Martin writes epic
fantasy, urban fantasy and steampunk for Solaris Books, Orbit Books, SOL Publishing,
Darkwind Press, Worldbuilders Press and Falstaff Books. Recent books include Convicts and
Exiles, Sellsword’s Oath, Inheritance, and Night Moves. With Larry N. Martin, she is the co-
author of the Spells Salt & Steel, Wasteland Marshals, Joe Mack and Jake Desmet
As Morgan Brice, she writes
urban fantasy MM paranormal romance including the Witchbane, Badlands, Treasure Trail
and Fox Hollow series.
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